Now I demonstrate two games where Alekhine was playing against his opening the Alekhine Defense. The first played during a blindfold simul in Paris in 1925.
In February 1925 Alekhine broke the world blindfold record by playing 28 games blindfold simultaneously, winning 22, drawing 3 and losing 3.
He played on 28 chessboard, and he analyzed this one out of 28 games. In this game Alekhine demonstrates how must win simply.
Alexander Alekhine (1892–1946) playing blindfold against 28 opponents in Paris in 1925, thus setting a new world record and surpassing the world record of 26 opponents he had set the year before.
In the analyzing of second game Alekhine commented 30 moves from the 36 pair of moves. Here we could read only the 20 most important. The exclamation marks and question-marks origin from Alekhine. In this game he demonstrates that he could win not only simply.
Alekhine on the stamp with his famous and popular cat „Chess”
After the game Alekhine still described that he would have obtain better game after 17.Qxf5. He comments in his last sentence: „After all the chess-playing – not only knowledge and logic”.